Thursday, May 19, 2022

Branford Sports

Sports • Published May 16, 2022 02:20 p.m.

Hornets Playing with Passion on the Court

Stepping back into the role of Branford girls’ tennis coach after 20 years, Dave Gruendel understood that there was going to be a transition period for the program this year. However, the...

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Sports • Published May 15, 2022 11:10 p.m.

Mullins Throws No-Hitter for North Branford; Golf Team Has Another Big Week

SoftballThe North Branford softball team hit the field to play three games last week and came away with three wins to improve to their record to 12-5 on the campaign. The T-...

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Sports • Published May 15, 2022 11:10 p.m.

Johnson Tosses Perfect Game for the Hornets; Golf Squad Improves to 13-1

SoftballSenior Marzia Johnson pitched a perfect game for the Branford softball team when the Hornets claimed a 17-0 victory against Career last week. The Hornets also...

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Sports • Published May 15, 2022 08:32 p.m.

Branford-East Haven Lacrosse Team Competing with Belief

With a spot in states already locked up, the Branford-East Haven (Bfd-EH) co-op boys' lacrosse team split a pair of recent games to put the team's record at 8-6 entering the final week of the...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2022 09:46 a.m.

T-Birds Playing Speedy and Savvy This Season

When the North Branford boys’ lacrosse team steps on the field, Head Coach Dave Carpenter wants the Thunderbirds to “Play fast, but play smart.” With his team’s regular ...

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Sports • Published May 08, 2022 08:58 p.m.

North Branford Golf Sweeps the Week; Softball Squad Wins a Pair

Boys’ GolfThe North Branford boys’ golf team improved to 6-1-2 on the season after winning all three of its matches last week. The Thunderbirds defeated Old...

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Sports • Published May 08, 2022 08:58 p.m.

Branford Golf Improves Record to 9-0; Lacrosse Teams Earn Multiple Victories

Boys’ GolfThe Branford boys’ golf team had another big week by scoring two more victories to improve its record to 9-0 this season. The Hornets earned wins...

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Sports • Published May 02, 2022 09:40 a.m.

Branford Softball Gaining Pivotal Experience

The Branford softball team entered this season with plenty of youth after graduating six seniors from last year’s squad. As the Hornets play through their campaign, Head Coach Tori Ramada...

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Sports • Published May 01, 2022 09:33 p.m.

T-Birds’ Softball Posts 3 Convincing Victories; Golf Team Earns a Win and a Tie

SoftballThe North Branford softball team had a productive week on the field by winning three of its four games to boost its record to 7-5 this season. The Thunderbirds...

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Sports • Published May 01, 2022 09:33 p.m.

Branford Girls’ Tennis, Boys’ Golf Stay Undefeated

Girls’ TennisThe Branford girls’ tennis team improved to 6-0 this season after netting victories in all three of its matches last week. The Hornets defeated...

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Sports • Published April 30, 2022 02:50 p.m.

Murray to be Inducted into CIAC Hall of Honor

The Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) and the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) is holding its annual CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor Dinner at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington ...

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Sports • Published April 30, 2022 02:50 p.m.

North Branford Trio Honored for Contributions to Unified Sports

On April 25, two North Branford High School (NBHS) and a staff member were recognized during the annual Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) Unified Sports Banquet held at the...

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Sports • Published April 25, 2022 09:58 a.m.

T-Birds Enjoy a Big Week with Three Victories

Even with a young roster, North Branford baseball Head Coach Billy Mitchell believes that the Thunderbirds have all the tools to go on a deep run in Shorelines and states this year. As his squad...

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Sports • Published April 24, 2022 04:35 p.m.

North Branford Softball Sees Winning Week; Golf Squad Posts Win Over Valley

SoftballThe North Branford softball team won two of its three road games last week to level its record at 4-4 on the season. The Thunderbirds notched victories over Old...

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Sports • Published April 24, 2022 04:35 p.m.

Branford Boys’ Tennis Improves to 5-0; Boys’ Lacrosse Team Takes 2 of 3

Boys’ TennisThe Branford boys’ tennis team defeated Cheshire in its lone match of the week to improve the Hornets’ record to 5-0 on the season....

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Sports • Published April 17, 2022 07:06 p.m.

Branford-East Haven Boys’ Lacrosse Team Building Leaders On and Off the Field

In his 27 years with the Branford boys' lacrosse team, Head Coach Jim May has used the mantra, "It's not just about lacrosse," to help define the program. While May is looking for his squad to win ...

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Sports • Published April 17, 2022 04:40 p.m.

Branford’s Tennis Teams, Golf Squad Stay Undefeated on the Season

Girls’ TennisThe Branford girls’ tennis team netted two victories last week to improve its record to 3-0 this spring. The Hornets posted wins against Hamden...

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Sports • Published April 17, 2022 04:40 p.m.

Four T-Birds’ Teams Earn Multiple Wins on the Week

Girls’ LacrosseThe North Branford girls’ lacrosse team improved to 4-1 after notching a pair of road victories last week. The Thunderbirds claimed wins over...

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Sports • Published April 16, 2022 11:54 a.m.

New Haven County Chapter of National Football Foundation to Honor Scholar Athletes, Local Coach

Following a two-year hiatus, the Casey-O'Brien Chapter of the National Football Foundation will once again have a dinner at which graduating seniors from area high schools and private schools will ...

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Sports • Published April 16, 2022 11:54 a.m.

Brennan Helps Assumption Dance Team Place 2nd at College Nationals

Melissa Brennan, a former member of the Branford High School dance team, recently helped the dance team at Assumption University finish in second place at the National Dance Association (NDA)...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2022 09:08 a.m.

T-Birds Competing with a Team-First Demeanor

Coming off of its third-straight Shoreline Conference title, the North Branford girls’ lacrosse team is looking to use that postseason experience to make it four in a row this year. However,...

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Sports • Published April 10, 2022 04:07 p.m.

Branford Boys’ Golf, Boys’ Tennis Notch Multiple Victories During First Week

Boys’ GolfThe Branford boys’ golf team started off its 2022 spring season by sweeping a quad-meet at Alling Memorial Golf Club on April 4. The Hornets earned...

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Sports • Published April 10, 2022 04:03 p.m.

T-Birds’ Boys’ Lacrosse Off to 2-0 Start; Girls’ Tennis Opens Season

Boys’ LacrosseThe North Branford boys’ lacrosse team is 2-0 to begin its season after claiming victories in its first two games of the campaign. The...

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Sports • Published April 04, 2022 01:47 p.m.

T-Birds Looking to Continue Winning Tradition on the Ballfield

After claiming its sixth-straight Shoreline Conference title and advancing to the state final, the North Branford softball team is back on the diamond and striving for more success this year. With ...

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Sports • Published April 03, 2022 05:14 p.m.

Branford Baseball Defeats Guilford in Opener; Lacrosse Squads Drop Contests

BaseballThe Branford baseball team hosted Guilford for its 2022 season opener on April 2. The Hornets claimed a 10-7 victory against the Grizzlies at Branford High School...

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